hb0337i-Introduced Bill Text
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 337
90TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES HOSMER (Sponsor) AND SCHILLING.
Read 1st time January 12, 1999, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 149.192, RSMo 1994, relating to the general assembly's preemption in the field
of taxation of cigarettes and tobacco products.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 149.192, RSMo 1994, is repealed as follows:
[149.192. The general assembly hereby occupies and preempts the entire field of legislation
increasing the taxation of cigarettes and tobacco products to the complete exclusion of any order,
ordinance or regulation by any political subdivision of this state. Any future orders, ordinances
or regulations in this field shall be null and void. No county, city, town, village, municipality, or
other political subdivision of this state shall adopt any order, ordinance or regulation increasing
the tax levied on cigarettes and tobacco products. The tax levied by any county, city, town,
village, municipality, or other political subdivision of this state shall not exceed the amount of
tax levied on September 30, 1993.]
Missouri House of Representatives